Acer America today introduced a new Ivy Bright notebook, the Acer TravelMate P243 with 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The TravelMate P2 series is Acer's business notebook line, and the P243 current offers Intel Core i3 and Core i5 configurations. This 14" notebook starts at $599. Here's more info on this Acer notebook:
The new TravelMate P243 notebooks are powered by third-generation Intel Core i5 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The TravelMate P243 notebooks with Intel Boost Technology allow significantly faster performance to speed through demanding tasks and boost productivity.
The TravelMate P243 delivers superb business presentations with rich color and crisp images via the notebook's 14-inch Acer ComfyView LCD LED backlit display with HD (1366x768) resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. With Wireless Display (WiDi) technology, users can connect the notebook to an HD display with a compatible adaptor, and easily setup and wirelessly share presentations and HD videos with great image clarity and sound.
The TravelMate P243 packs 4GB of DDR3 memory and is upgradeable to 8GB. It provides plenty of space to store and manage important files and folders of any size thanks to a spacious SATA hard disk with up to 500GB of capacity.
For added insurance, the TravelMate P243 features a spill-resistant keyboard, which allows for accidental spills on the notebook without damaging any of the internal components.
The TravelMate P243 notebooks offer a full range of advanced connectivity solutions including Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi and Bluetooth. The Acer Video Conference solution, including high-def webcam and built-in microphone, enables high-quality video conferences so that users can easily keep in touch with business contacts.
When booting up the system, the TravelMate P243 utilizes the multi-level Acer ProShield Security with BioProtection Fingerprint solution, preventing unauthorized access while safeguarding the notebook's valuable assets and data integrity with one swipe of a finger.
The TravelMate P243 offers another layer of security with Acer Backup, protecting valuable data, media and other digital assets. Acer eRecovery Manager provides on-demand recovery.
The TravelMate P243 comes with Acer Office Manager (AOM), a manageability solution which allows small businesses to deploy security policies, monitor IT assets, and schedule maintenance tasks in one simple application.
Pricing The Acer TravelMate P243 notebooks are available in the U.S. in early August at authorized Acer resellers. Prices for the TravelMate P243 begin at $699.99. Additional TravelMate P243 series notebooks with 2nd Generation Intel Core i3 processors will be available with prices beginning at $599.99.